Health insurers are not getting behind medically-recommended obesity care, according to two new studies. (Photo: iStock)

Health insurers are not getting behind medically-recommended obesity care, according to two new studies.

One study, authored by a group of researchers from Harvard and the Obesity Action Coalition, reports that most insured Americans don’t believe their health plan offers coverage for a number of obesity treatments, including bariatric surgery or dietary counseling.

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